|| 3 minute read || An empowered consumer environment presents a unique opportunity for organisations in the sector, particularly those that are nimble, innovative and able to consistently identify the right frontline staff. How this is done, ironically enough, can be explained by how Donald Trump stunned the world by becoming the 45th President of the United States of America.
|| 3 minute read|| The care sector is evolving and more providers want, and need, to know more about their applicants than work experience and education alone. Behavioural screening has the answers.
||3 minute read|| One recent study has found ten identifiable personality characteristics likely to be seen in a candidate for promotion. Data was collected from multiple organisations based upon their previous successful hires, collated, and used to assimilate a picture of the ideal candidate.
||3 minute read|| A poll conducted this month with more than 500 members of the LinkedIn group HR Jobs and Ideas, revealed that a startling umber of HR professionals believe that most hiring managers are not adequately prepared to comprehensively assess candidates’ technical and soft skills.
|| 2 minute read || A new study into recruitment in the care industry has concluded that appointing candidates with the right values and attitudes is more effective than choosing those with other, perhaps more traditional, qualities.
|| 4 minute read || A values based approach to recruitment and retention is about finding and keeping people who have the right values and attitude to work in a care environment. This report provides an assessment of the longer-term impact by capturing changes in key business performance indicators such as staff retention, absence and performance measures.
Behavioural Screening as Part of Selection – Delivering Quick, Cost Effective Results Much has been written about the growing staff and skills shortage facing the sector. This is clearly a priority issue, but with staff turnover in the sector averaging 25% for frontline care roles the issue compounds, accelerating the War for Staff we are watching unfold right now. Solutions are often complex requiring a “national” response, however significant inroads can, and have been made “locally”….